CONTRIBUTION TO THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE GENUS CHALCOPHORELLA KERR. 1903(COLEOPTERA: BUPRESTIDAE) IN THE NORTH OF IRAQ (KURDISTAN REGION)

Abstract

ABSTRACT In this study an illustrated key for the identification of the Iraqi species of the genus Chalcophorella Kerr. is given with information about general distribution for each species. Information is also given about period of collection, plants on which the specimens were collected. The real host plant if they are available and known are also given referring to the previous works. Key words: Coleoptera, Buprustidae, Chalcophorella